The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 72 92 81
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 28 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.95% 1.22% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.20% 2.31% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,990 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.97% +6.66%
PowerShell
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
666 824 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.48% 52.99% 55.59%
Number of salaries quoted 451 563 424
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
3 28 (63.64%) VMware
4 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
5 17 (38.64%) Linux
5 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
6 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
8 14 (31.82%) Python
9 13 (29.55%) Citrix
10 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
10 12 (27.27%) Puppet
10 12 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (22.73%) Apache
11 10 (22.73%) Tomcat
11 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
11 10 (22.73%) SQL
12 9 (20.45%) SAN
12 9 (20.45%) Finance
12 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
13 8 (18.18%) Perforce
13 8 (18.18%) SLA
13 8 (18.18%) Perl
13 8 (18.18%) ITIL
14 7 (15.91%) UNIX
14 7 (15.91%) Nagios
14 7 (15.91%) Firewall
14 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
14 7 (15.91%) SCCM
15 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (22.73%) Apache
1 10 (22.73%) Tomcat
1 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.36%) IIS
3 5 (11.36%) JBoss
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.55%) Lync
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) SAN
2 7 (15.91%) Firewall
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (9.09%) IPsec
5 3 (6.82%) DNS
5 3 (6.82%) DHCP
6 2 (4.55%) LDAP
6 2 (4.55%) SMS
6 2 (4.55%) WAN
6 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.27%) SSH
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.27%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) SSL
7 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) QlikView
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Games
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Publishing
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Administrator
3 7 (15.91%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (15.91%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support
5 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) DevOps Manager
7 1 (2.27%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.55%) Replication
2 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Linux
3 7 (15.91%) UNIX
4 6 (13.64%) Data ONTAP
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 2000
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
4 6 (13.64%) Information Security
4 6 (13.64%) Change Control
5 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.36%) DevOps
5 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
5 5 (11.36%) Open Source
6 3 (6.82%) Game Development
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.82%) Migration
6 3 (6.82%) CRM
6 3 (6.82%) Software Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) Server Patching
7 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.55%) BCP
7 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Python
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) Perl
4 6 (13.64%) Java
4 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.36%) VBScript
6 3 (6.82%) Lua
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) MCSE
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) SSCP
3 2 (4.55%) GIAC
3 2 (4.55%) CEH
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
3 2 (4.55%) CISSP
3 2 (4.55%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) NCDA
4 1 (2.27%) NCIE
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
2 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.09%) MetaFrame
4 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.55%) XenApp
5 2 (4.55%) DFS Replication
5 2 (4.55%) vSphere
6 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Puppet
1 12 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (15.91%) Nagios
2 7 (15.91%) SCCM
3 6 (13.64%) Ansible
3 6 (13.64%) Capistrano
4 4 (9.09%) WSUS
5 2 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 28 (63.64%) VMware
3 13 (29.55%) Citrix
4 8 (18.18%) Perforce
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco
5 6 (13.64%) NetApp
5 6 (13.64%) Splunk
6 5 (11.36%) F5
6 5 (11.36%) Brocade
7 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (2.27%) AppSense
8 1 (2.27%) Altiris
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